Travel Blogs from Gros Islet
... day filled with beauty, excitement and friendship, easily one of the best days of our lives.
The following morning Steven and I packed up and moved into a villa that we rented for a week’s vacation. After 3+ months living aboard an 80 foot ship it was fantastic to have a whole house to spread out into and a week off to enjoy it. I couldn’t help myself from running and dancing around with my arms spread out enjoying the spaciousness. With a ...
To sum up we had an amazing vacation here at the Rendez-Vous. We loved the staff, the hotel, the towns we visited, the excursion, the sailing, the scenery and the couples we met have become our friends we still keep in touch with. If given the opportunity I will definitely flog this hotel to people. It's a great choice for a romantic, quiet and also fun getaway and the island of St. Lucia did not disappoint.
... and went water skiing on the tube!! While the boys whizzed around the boat we spotted a fin in the water which then dove down heading towards the boat where Ras had just fallen off the tube ....we screamed like crazy for him to get into the tender QUICK ....which he did, and the boys turned to head back to the boat and nearly drove into, what turned out to be a whale!!!! We were convinced that the whale must have been traumatised by the close encounter as there was no sign ...
... river and uphill to the tourist trap Sulphur Springs at Soufriere. We are guided down steps and across the near-boiling stream, and up to a viewing platform from which we can see the yellow stains of sulphur on the rocks, jets of steam and pools of boiling mud. We are well back from them, partially because a guide walked across the crust and broke through, some time back, cooking his legs. Might be interesting if you’ve never seen volcanic activity ...
... pleasant by lunchtime!
Rob and I actually discovered a couple of days later that 4 catamarans had broken their masts in this stretch of water on that particular Thursday morning, so we weren't the only ones who found it difficult! Although, thankfully, we didn't suffer any damage! Even one of the large super yachts admitted to having problems and the skipper told us that his bow went under the waves there on several occasions!
We stopped ...
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